Kanawha County Jail
No online inmate search available for Kanawha County Jail. Try vinelink for other surrounding counties or search the sheriff press releases for arrests and warrants (above) or try searching for an inmate via the West Virginia Regional Jails Authority (https://apps.wv.gov/OIS/OffenderSearch/RJA/Offender).
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Who is in this Jail
Since Kanawha County Jail is a county jail, inmates residing here have been arrested and are currently awaiting trial, or have been convicted of a misdemeanor offense and are currently serving a prison term of typically no more than 1 year, or have been sentenced to a state or federal prison on a felony conviction and are currently waiting to be transferred.
To search for inmates in West Virginia State Prisons currently in the DOC system, see
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Inmate search links are hosted on external sites. If an inmate search link does not provide the inmate you are looking for, it could be that the inmate has been transferred to another jail or another prison system, entirely.
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Kanawha County Jail Visiting Hours
Visiting hours for most jails occur on evenings and weekends. Visits are usually limited to between 30 and 60 minutes each, once or twice per week.
When arriving at a county jail, visitors typically need to enter some basic personal details, such as name and photo ID, or the inmate being visited, into the visitor log. The jail can generally deny visitations to those arriving late, those who are intoxicated or wearing inappropriate clothing, or those not otherwise approved to attend. Check the inmate visitation hours and procedures for Kanawha County Jail carefully on the jail website before visiting.
Kanawha County Sheriff's Office
Kanawha County Sheriff's Department
Typically the Sheriff's Department is responsible for managing the county jail, and Sheriff's Department websites often provide inmate rosters, arrests and bookings reports, or more comprehensive inmate search databases accessible to the public.
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